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1 Works Cited By Mrs. Patterson School Library Media Specialist

2 Why Write a Works Cited? Give credit where credit is due Good researching uses many different sources of info Keeps a log of your research in case you need to refer back ************************************************************************************ *Remember, the first time is the RIGHT (write) time to cite!

3 Plagiarism is “using (stealing) someone else’s words or ideas as if they were your own.” American Heritage Dictionary, Third Edition, 1993

4 What information do you need for a Works Cited Page?

5 Vocabulary “You REALLY need to know these words!” Author (Last name, First name) Title Article or Page Publisher Copyright date

6 Citing a Website (with no author) 1. Title

7 Citing a Website (with an author) 1. Title 2. Author

8 Citing a Book Book CoverCopyright Page 2 nd or 4 th page 2. Title 1. Author 3. City of Publisher 4. Publisher Name 5. Copyright Date

9 Name: ______________________________Teacher: __________________________________ Date: __________________ Works Cited Page WEBSITES: ____________________________________, ____________. ________________________________________. Author’s Last Name (if known)First Name. Title of the Website. Web. __________________________________. Day, Month, and Year you visited website. Example of a Website with an Author: Lippert, Eric. Columbus Voyages. Web. 20 January 2011. Example of a Website without an Author: Cartier Voyages. Web. 20 January 2011. BOOKS WITH ONE AUTHOR: _____________________, ___________________. _________________________________. Author’s Last Name First NameTitle of Book. ______________________: _______________________, _____________. Print. City of Publisher :Name of Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication. Ex: Smith, Bill. The Civil War. Toronto: Scholastic Books, 1999. Print.

10 Things to Keep in Mind When Writing a “Works Cited” (i.e. Format): Double space between citations Indent the second or more line of a single citation Put your citations in alphabetical order Follow other proper formatting as shown on the “Works Cited: Generic Fill in the Blank” sheet including commas, periods, and italics.

11 Works Cited (Sample) Cecolini, Vincent and John Nubbin. Comics: The Beginning Collector. New York: Mallard Press, 1992. Print. Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography. New York: Clarion, 1987. Print. Gaudin, Sharon. “Microsoft, Sun Battle on Two Fronts.” Computerworld. 2 Mar. 2008. 80-87. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 17 Mar. 2010. Grigadean, Jerry M. “Beatles.” The World Book Encyclopedia. 1997 ed. Miller, Mark. “Up from the Depths.” Time 28 February 1994: 14-17. Print. Red Rover Little Plane. Web. 20 January 2011. Smith, Daniel. The Sunshine Smiles. Web. 20 January 2011.

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